Kate Sobrero Markgraf

             GOAL!!! Kate Markfgraf scores again. Kate Sobrero Markfgraf plays soccer for the U.S. National Team.  She was born in Michigan in 1976. She attended Notre Dame where she studied science and business. Then her life changed when she joined the U.S. soccer team in 1998. She played defender in the back of the field. She got married on October 31, 2003 to another soccer player named Chris Markgraf. Her achievements were she won a gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she got a bronze medal at the 2007 World Cup, and she got a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, she got a sliver medal in 2000 Olympics in Sydney. At Notre Dame, her team won the NCAA Championship in 1995, she was a three time All  American, and defensive player of the year in 1997.  

Markgraf lives with her husband and their three children in the Chicago area. She plays for the Chicago Red Stars.

 

 

Image courtesy of: http://www.womensprosoccer.com

for more information:
http://www.soccertimes.com/usteams/roster/women/sobrero.htm
http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/so/kate-sobrero-markgraf-1.html
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/your_turn/news/2000/06/29/chatreel_sobrero/
http://www.womensprosoccer.com/chicago/team/player-bios/markgraf-kate

2010, by Brendan, fourth grade

Last modified 04/16/2010

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